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Zadie Jumpsuit

The Zadie Jumpsuit by Paper Theory Patterns is a beginner garment project that is so simple, yet it looks amazing on even hard-to-fit body types!

The Zadie Jumpsuit is a relaxed and easy to wear one piece that comes with the option of wide 3/4 length sleeves, or sleeveless with a dropped shoulder. It wraps around the body and fastens with a tie so there is no need for buttons or a zip - making it quick and to easy sew, and quick and easy to get on and off.

The legs are cut wide and skim above the ankle. There are deep slant pockets on the front, with small pleats at the waist on the front and back. The neck edge is finished with a bias binding.

You will learn to make your own bias binding and apply it to the neckline. You will also learn how to create a slant trouser pocket. The rest of the techniques are standard straight stitching and hemming.

This pattern was designed especially for woven, medium weight fabrics like cotton and linen and would look great in fabric that has a draped quality like crepe, viscose twill or satin. It would also make up well in some heavier fabrics like drill and light weight denim. 

Sewing pattern will fit up to a 56” bust, 47.5” waist, 57.5” hip, and 18.25” bicep. Bicep is only important for the sleeved version.

Supply List:

Pattern - each attendee must have their own copy of the pattern - you can purchase online HERE
Sewing Machine
Serger - optional
Fabric - see pattern for fabric requirements
Thread to coordinate with fabric
Sewing machine feet - regular foot, edgestitch foot, walking foot
Point turner
Pressing cloth (optional)
“Hump jumper” tool
Clapper (for pressing)
Fabric marker
Garment Label (optional)

Tools provided by instructor:

Bias tape maker #25
Tool for turning belts inside out

Homework - Please complete these steps prior to class:

  • Pre-wash fabric
  • Press fabric - we recommend using a sizing such as Magic Quilting & Crafting Spray
  • Cut out fabric in your pattern size
  • Make bias tape for binding the neckline
  • Stitch belts, turn and press

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Caroline Henbest

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.